Patent & Trade Mark
Michael Moore
Michael Moore

Level 23, 44 Market Street
Sydney NSW 2000
Tel +61 2 8231 1077
Fax +61 2 8231 1099
Recent Publications
22 May 2017
Any applicant for patent protection in Australia must disclose the best method for performing the invention known to it at the time of filing a complete application. Failing to disclose the best method will impact not just one or two claims, but can invalidate an entire patent.

16 Mar 2017
In Australia, sufficiency is a requirement for patentability and goes to whether a patent specification provides adequate information to the skilled person to perform the claimed invention. Legislative change in 2013 ushered in new patentability standards including a raised test for sufficiency.
Michael is an Associate in our Sydney-based Chemistry team and holds a PhD in Chemistry from the University of Canterbury. As an attorney, his experience in the pharmaceutical, biotechnology and renewable energy industries has involved providing intellectual property advice and strategy to large multi-national pharmaceutical and biotechnology firms, SMEs and universities.

Michael has particular experience in start-up ventures. He worked towards the ASX listing of a diagnostic company and in business development and fund raising for renewable energy projects. Michael was also involved in the development of a first in class anti-cancer agent in London with a biopharmaceutical company and one of the world’s most influential cancer research organisations.

Having travelled the innovation journey before, Michael can provide extensive services in commercialisation whether that be drafting or prosecuting patent applications, advising clients on the patentability of inventions or enforcing intellectual property rights.

Michael has been well recognised for his patents and award-winning publications, and is a registered Australian and New Zealand Patent Attorney.

  • PhD, University of Canterbury
  • MIP, University of Technology, Sydney
  • BSc, University of Canterbury
Key Areas of Expertise
  • Pharmaceuticals
  • Biotechnology
  • Renewable Energy
Industry Focus